next gen

Rarely do we get accounts from actual family members of the demise of their fortune, family and business. Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss is a great addition to such story telling


Another concern is family politics 

Why do they often drive the business into becoming something much bigger and more successful?

James Lipscombe runs the biggest fish and chips empire in the UK

Education and outside experience is only window dressing. The main reason the next gen get the job is because of trust

It’s sometimes very difficult being a third generation head of a family business, especially when there is a perception among staff of nepotism 

Gaffes among members of family dynasties can undermine succession…

That elusive skill of entrepreneurship is what every business seeks…these three next generation family members haven’t disappointed 

Plotting a course to success can often be most difficult for the second generation

Is this Europe’s most successful family business in 2015?